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thyssenkrupp Elevator won the bid to provide the first metro in a district-free city – a metropolitan region with a surrounding major region – in Western China with 234 elevators and escalators. With Metro Line 1, the Chinese City of Luoyang, one of Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Following the successful acquisition of insolvent Serbian bus manufacturer Ikarbus by Chinese peer Yinlong Group, the firm will begin production of two e-bus models in the country, according to Ikarbus Director General Aleksandar Vicentic. Read more

EMERGING EUROPE

The Serbian government is expecting China's Zijin Mining Group to open the Cukaru Peki Upper Zone mine of its recently acquired Timok copper-gold project in the latter half of 2021, according to the country's energy minister, Aleksandar Antic... Read more

METALS & MINING

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has signed a strategic development agreement with Chinese state-owned shipbuilder CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding Company. The five year agreement, which was signed December 3 at the Marintec conference and... Read more

Chinese automotive parts manufacturer Yanfeng Automotive Interiors has announced the opening its first plant in Kragujevac, central Serbia. The facility aims to employ 200 workers in the initial phase and up to 800 workers in the longer term... Read more

Now in its fourteenth year, the Asia-Pacific Water Heating Exhibition is a strong part of the water heating industry. It aims to promote the development of the industry by leveraging global market demand. Over a hundred major providers of hot... Read more

On Sunday, Ursula von der Leyen began her five-year term as the new European Commission President, taking over from Jean-Claude Juncker... Read more

Since the simplification of import procedures in 2018, more and more fruit imports have been given access to the Chinese market. Since then China has imported around 4.86 million tonnes of fruits, with a value of $6.95-billion (€6.32-billion), up... Read more

Western powers are to hold talks in Brussels later this weeks on ways to curb Chinese dominance of rare earth minerals and other key resources. EU officials will also present their vision for 100% green supply chains... Read more

The European Steel Association, EUROFER, has said that it plans to raise concerns with the European Commission over the proposed rescue of British Steel by the Chinese industrial conglomerate Jingye that the deal may go against the bloc's... Read more

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Chinese industrial conglomerate Jingye weighing up rescuing British Steel potentially ending months of uncertainty about the fate of the UK's second largest steelmaker... Read more

China and the European Union have reached a deal that protects regional food products, known as geographical indications (GI) in both territories. The agreement covers a list of 100 Chinese delicacies in the EU, including Lapsang Souchong tea... Read more

China's Zijin Mining Group has agreed to acquire Freeport McMoran's Serbian copper and gold assets in a deal worth up to €350-million, the company said in a press release... Read more

ABB is to acquire a majority stake of 67% in Shanghai Chargedot New Energy Technology Co., Ltd., also known as simply, Chargedot, a leading Chinese e-mobility solution provider. The transaction is expected to be completed in the coming months and... Read more

Swedish energy storage tech company SaltX Technology has entered into an agreement with Shuangliang Boiler Co., Ltd (Shuangliang). The Chinese partner will build and finance a pilot plant to commercialise SaltX energy storage technology on the... Read more

Chinese battery manufacturer CATL has begun construction of a new €1.8-billion production facility near Erfurt in the central German state of Thuringia - its first outside its native China... Read more

A strategic agreement for the design development of a new range of products has been signed at the Evergrande headquarters in Shenzen, China, by Pininfarina CEO Silvio Angori and Hui Kayan, Chairman of Evergrande Group. This agreement is in... Read more

Swedish car manufacturer Volvo is set to merge its combustion engine operations into with those of its Chinese parent company Geely. The merger will form a stand-alone business and establish a new global player which is looking to develop the next... Read more

Chinese chemical company Yanggu Huatai is to construct a new sulphur factory in Serbia. The total investment is around €30-million, according to reports by local media... Read more

Evergrande New Energy Automobile Group, the electric vehicle subsidiary of Chinese real estate developer Evergrande Group, has signed working partnerships with five global automotive engineering companies to help push the product development of... Read more

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